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Toynbee StudiosToynbee Studios hosts a range of theatre and dance performances and events, offering the chance to see works in development as well as the finished piece. A 280-seat theatre, four rehearsal spaces, a rooftop dance studio and the Arts Bar & Cafe all host performances and events throughout the year and there are also regular showcases, artists' talks and workshops. Since 1995 Toynbee Studios has been the home of Artsadmin which, in December 2009, celebrated its 30th birthday with a book, Artsadmin
30, documenting 30 artists who've worked with the arts company - including Mike
Figgis, Lemn Sissay and Rosemary Lee - photographed by Hugo Glendinning,
taken in and around Toynbee Studios. For a full programme of what's on at Toynbee Studios go to Artsadmin's
website and click on artsadmin.co.uk/events.

 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £99  38% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  34% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 9 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
3 South Place, EC2M | 9 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 14 minutes from Toynbee Studios
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
 
 
 
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Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Toynbee Studios
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 18 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 5 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2019 - 10am-6pm
Toynbee Studios, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Modern Panic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2019 - 11am-7pm
Toynbee Studios, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Londoni Kanai
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 17th November 2019 - 7.30pm-9pm
Toynbee Studios, 192-196 Hanbury Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Showing up to seven exhibitions at one time, all of which are accessible with one entry ticket, Fotografiska London follows the successful model ... More
 
 
 
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
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3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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The Culpeper
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
40 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Toynbee Studios
From the outset, when Nico Treguer, Gareth Roberts and Bash Redford began restoring The Culpeper pub in June 2014, they created a rooftop kitchen garden and ... More
 
 
 
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Hungry Donkey
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
56 Wentworth Street, Aldgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Toynbee Studios
Modern all-day Greek restaurant specialising in simple, authentic Greek cuisine, Hungry Donkey has been inspired by classic Greek street food. Open ... More
 
 
 
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Absurd Bird Spitalfields
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54 Commercial Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Toynbee Studios
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 14 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 19 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Leman Street Tavern
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31 Leman Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Discount Suit Company
London > Nightlife > Bars
29A Wentworth Street, Petticoat Lane Market, E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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BOTTLES Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
67 Brushfield Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Jin Bo Law
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Dorsett City London, 9 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
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30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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